Prof. Feng Jin is a leading scholar in construction and seismic evaluation of high dams in China. He served as Head of Department of Hydraulic Engineering at Tsinghua University from 2006 to 2016, and is currently Changjiang Chair Professor at Tsinghua University. Prof Jin has been awarded the most prestigious National Awards in China five times over the past 20 years, including the National Technology Invention Award 2nd Prize, National Science and Technology Progress Award 2nd Prize (3 times), National Natural Science Award 3rd Prize, and more than ten science and technology awards by State Ministries. Prof. Jin is the inventor of the Rock-filled Concrete Dam technology, and was granted more than 20 national patents. Prof. Jin published more than 300 research papers, including more than 100 SCI journal papers. He is the lead author of “Technical Guidelines for Cemented Material Dams”, “Design Guidelines for Rock-filled Concrete Dam”, and “Construction Specifications for Rock-fill Concrete” by the Ministry of Water Resources.
Prof. Jin has been served as Principal Investigator for dozens of research projects, and provided expert support to more than 20 large-scale hydraulic projects, including Three Gorges Project, Xiaowan, Ertan, Xiluodu, Xiangjiaba projects etc. He is presently Vice Chairman of Hydraulic Structure Committee of Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society, Vice Chairman of Hydraulic Engineering Education Committee in the Ministry of Education.